road racing

noun
a competitive event of racing in automobiles, motorcycles, or bicycles over public roads or a twisting course simulating a public road, as opposed to a closed, banked track or a drag strip.

Origin:
1900–05

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To road racing
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: road race
Next Definition: road rage
Words Near: road racing
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for road racing
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing road racing
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
In road racing, sometimes riders ride in a group, and sometimes alone.
It was easy to drive flat out through the facility's infield road racing circuit.
There have been numerous incidents involving road racing and dangerous truck driving.
Riders on extremely rugged terrain should consider wearing off-road racing gear, which is padded for additional protection.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature